Many countries don't have the same access, services or support for people with disabilities as Australia. Learn more about travelling with a disability.
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All travellers face risks overseas. In certain countries or cultures, women face greater risks than men and may be more vulnerable.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
Sexual assault and harassment can happen anywhere to anyone. Read this page to learn more about preventing sexual assault when travelling.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
You may get sick from infectious diseases or other health conditions overseas. Find out what vaccinations and other preventative measures can help.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.